Sheikhs Muhammad Yunus Kamoga, Siraji Kawoya, Murta Mudde Bukenya and Fahad Kalungi were sentenced to life imprisonment while Yusuf Kakande alias Abdallah and Abdusalam Sekayanja alias Kassim Mulumba are to spend 30 years in jail.
Sheik Nuhu Muzaata made the comments during a gathering at Kibuli Mosque this evening as hundreds converged for special prayers in memory of Maj. Muhammad Kiggundu, a Muslim cleric, and UPDF officer who was shot to death by unknown assailants this morning.
The assailants who were moving on a motorcycle are believed to have trailed them from a distance before opening fire. What appears to have been a chase ended at along Lugala-Masanafu road when the car tyres were deflated and it veered off the road, prompting the two to surrender to their attackers.
The assailant who was being ridden on a motorcycle began firing at the motor vehicle Sheikh Kigundu was in while it was still moving.On reaching the trading center, the driver who was also the bodyguard stopped the vehicle, moved out and put his hands up.
Dr Jjemba, a lecturer of Religion and Peace, told the International Crimes Division of the High Court ICD that tension within the fraternity arose when Sheikh Yunus Kamoga refused to hand over the office of the Kampala District Amir.
The committal was prompted by the DPP\'s report indicating that investigations into the offenses were complete. State Attorney, Ann Ntimba however informed court that they are yet to secure the arrest of Ugandan-based Australian Cardiologist Dr. Aggrey Kiyingi, a co-suspect in this case.
Joan Kagezi, the lead prosecutor in the trial of suspects of the July 2010 twin bombing in Kampala was shot dead by two men riding a motocycle on Monday evening in Kiwatule. She was due to present the main state witness in the trial of suspects in the bombings of the Ethiopian Village Restaurant and Kyadondo Rugby Club in which 79 people died.
Police this morning closed down the Masjid Noor Mosque along William Street over terrorist links. The mosque led by Sheikh Yunus Kamoga, is majorly dominated by Muslims from the Tabligh sect that emerged in Uganda to aggressively popularize the teachings of Islam.